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sketch·book

 (skĕch′bo͝ok′)
n.
1. A pad of paper used for sketching. Also called sketchpad.
2. A book of literary sketches.

sketchbook

(ˈskɛtʃˌbʊk)
n
1. (Art Terms) a book of plain paper containing sketches or for making sketches in
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a book of literary sketches

sketch′book`

or sketch′ book`,



n.
1. a book or pad of drawing paper for sketches.
2. a book of literary sketches.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sketchbook - a book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawnsketchbook - a book containing sheets of paper on which sketches can be drawn
book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
Translations

sketchbook

[ˈsketʃbʊk] Nbloc m de dibujos

sketchbook

sketch-book [ˈskɛtʃbʊk] ncarnet m à dessin

sketchbook

[ˈskɛtʃˌbʊk] sketchpad [ˈskɛtʃˌpæd] nalbum m inv or blocco per schizzi
References in classic literature ?
It is good practice for me, and with my sketchbook will give you a better idea of my tour than these scribbles.
For some, it was very hard at first but, now, many of them carry around their sketchbooks and journal at home in the evenings and on weekends.
Located at the Brooklyn Art Library, the project crowd-sourced and collected about 31,000 sketchbooks from formally-trained and untrained artists around the world, and the book organizes images by continent.
Typography Sketchbooks offers a glimpse into the world of type designers with a sketchbook and survey of designers who create typefaces and world images.
O'Connell has been methodically filling his sketchbooks for four decades.
If such a tension between contexts was still in play at the Ludwig, perhaps that was because Crumb is not merely the virtuosic illustrator one found in the comic books and original sketchbooks, record covers, posters, and postcards organized by curator Alfred Fischer.
Many colleges and universities have responded positively when reviewing students' art portfolios that included sketchbooks.
She was also known for her drawings and sketchbooks.
1) These aphorisms from a page of one of Louis Kahn's sketchbooks are in a sense a riposte to the High Modern notions of infinite space which could be inflected, manipulated and remodelled by the manipulation of planes set at right angles to each other.
Once the Sketchbook is complete, LifeSketch customers can create a variety of keepsakes to share with family and friends, including custom CD's and beautiful hard-copy Sketchbooks.
My students draw in their sketchbooks everyday, whether it is a 5-minute warm up or to make thumbnails for a project.
O'Connell doesn't like expensive sketchbooks for that reason.